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Commentary | Nov. 16, 2022

Mentoring opportunity for DHS women in law enforcement  

By DHS Connect 

Are you a law enforcement officer interested in mentoring or seeking career advice from a mentor? Mentoring is a valuable career development opportunity for both mentors and mentees, and a great opportunity to learn from and meet colleagues across DHS. 

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Women in Law Enforcement (WLE) Mentoring Program is accepting from mentors and mentees now until Dec. 12. Mentor and mentee matches will be announced mid-January.  

The WLE Mentoring Program is open to all DHS employees who serve as law enforcement officers in headquarters and component offices. We strive to match colleagues across organizational boundaries to enable participants to gain insight and perspective during the mentoring relationship. 

If you are interested in participating in this program, please complete and submit the mentor or mentee application to

Applications are available in an alternate accessible format upon request. The virtual kick-off meeting for the WLE Mentoring Program will be held Jan. 26, 2023, on MS Teams.The program will be recorded for those unable to attend. 

For questions, contact Michelle McGriff, WLE Mentoring Program Manager, Departmental Special Emphasis Program Manager, DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) via or (202) 357-1261.